The Missing Sinks: Slip Localization in Faults, Damage Zones, and the Seismic Energy Budget

  1. Rachel Abercrombie,
  2. Art McGarr,
  3. Giulio Di Toro and
  4. Hiroo Kanamori
  1. Zoe K. Shipton1,
  2. James P. Evans2,
  3. Rachel E. Abercrombie3 and
  4. Emily E. Brodsky4

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/170GM22

Earthquakes: Radiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting

Earthquakes: Radiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting

How to Cite

Shipton, Z. K., Evans, J. P., Abercrombie, R. E. and Brodsky, E. E. (2006) The Missing Sinks: Slip Localization in Faults, Damage Zones, and the Seismic Energy Budget, in Earthquakes: Radiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting (eds R. Abercrombie, A. McGarr, G. Di Toro and H. Kanamori), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/170GM22

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geographical and Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow Glasgow, Scotland

  2. 2

    Department of Geology, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Earth Sciences, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  4. 4

    Department of Earth Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904351

Online ISBN: 9781118666272

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Keywords:

  • Seismic waves;
  • Energy dissipation;
  • Faults (Geology);
  • Seismology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Observations of The Principal Slip zone

  • Derivation of Principal Slip Zone Thickness

  • What Structural Processes Exist to Provide Dissipative Energy Sinks?